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Ariel Bergmann is an economist specialising in the fields of energy economics, environmental economics and stated preference valuation for attributes of energy project development. He is a Lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, UK.

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Leonardo Stanley

Associate Researcher

Associate Researcher – Economics Department at CEDES. I have made several contributions in books and academic papers, mainly focus on emerging market economies, international finance, economic development and institutions, including the recently publish book “Emerging Market Economies and Financial Globalization: Comparing the experiences of Argentina, Brazil, China, India and South Korea” International Political Economy Collection at Anthem Press (2018).…

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Dr. Uzma Javed

Assistant Professor and Chair of HRM

Dr. Uzma Javed is an Assistant Professor and Chair of HRM at Effat University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She obtained a PhD degree from Cardiff University, which allow her to work as a corporate trainer and consultant.…

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Mohamed Albeshr

Doctoral Researcher

I am always open to new learning opportunities that will add value to my professional career. My purpose for PhD program is to strengthen my skills in my profession as strategic leader in my organization.…

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Komate Rammaya


Ms Komate is currently pursuing studies (Msc) in food science in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi. One of the related field is food biochemistry which involves works based on meat proteins.

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Dr. Ayesha S. Al Dhaheri

Vice Dean

Dr. Ayesha Al Dhaheri is a vice dean of the University of United Arab Emirates. She is currently a Chairperson of the Nutrition and Health Department at the United Arab Emirates University.…

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Dr. Khalid Mustafa Medani

Associate Professor

Dr Khalid Mustafa Medani is an Associate Professor. His teaching and research interests are African Politics, Islam and Politics, Informal Economies, Middle East Politics, Ethnic and Civil Conflict, Comparative Politics and Political Economy of Development.…

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James Toner


James is the Head of Digital Education and the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning (CTEL) at King’s College London. CTEL has a cross-college focus on innovative, sustainable and scalable technology to support the student and staff pedagogic experience.…

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Prof Hatem Mhenni


Hatem M’Henni is Professor of Economics at the High School of Commerce of Tunis. Professor Hatem overarching research and teaching interests are about the economic and social impacts of ICTs, dynamics of Euro-Mediterranean integration, S&T indicators and innovation policy. …

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Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam

Associate Professor

Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam is a Faculty of BBA (Accounting) Yorkville University, Canada. He holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Finance from Lund University, Sweden, and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.…

Dr. No̩mie Dominguez

Lecturer and consultant

Internationalization of SMEs and the implementation of gateway strategies

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Dr. Moonisah Usman

Associate Fellow

Moonisah Usman was awarded a BSc in Biomedical Sciences (First Class Honours) in 2014 from the University of Westminster (UoW), London. Her final year project evaluated the response of biomarkers of inflammation in saliva to moderate exercise in men.…

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Prof. Tariq Shareef Younis


Professor Tariq Shareef Younis has thirty years of teaching and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level. He is a graduate of Mosul University, Iraq, where he received his BSc in Business and Accounting.…

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Moa M Herrgård

Deputy Organising Partner

I have always strived for indirectly or directly helping people in need, with the purpose to help them to help themselves to a more worthily and happy life. I am an outcome oriented person.…



Félicie Drouilleau is a researcher at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche sur les Qualifications (Marseille, France). She is now engaged in three years (2013–2016) of research on changes in work organisation and training programmes related to sustainable development in France funded by the C.G.D.D.…

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Dr. Marcia Nathai-Balkissoon


Dr. Marcia Nathai-Balkissoon is a research student pursuing a PhD in Industrial Engineering at The University of the West Indies. She holds a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering and an MSc degree in Engineering Management and her research interests are in the areas of industrial
engineering and organisational learning.…

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Shadwa Zaher

Assistant Lecturer

Shadwa Zaher is an assistant lecturer at the Economics department at the British University in Egypt. She finished her Master’s degree in Economics in International Development with highest Honours at the American University in Cairo.…

Dr. Colin Bosewell


Mr Colin Boswell is a lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment. He has extensive experience in teaching and research in Mechanical Engineering in the 25 years he has been in the school as well as being responsible for the BEng and MEng programmes in Mechanical Engineering.…